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Inquiry: Canadian military culture is hostile to women, gays

Friday, May 1, 2015
The Canadian Armed Forces perpetuates a sexualized military culture that is hostile to women and gay members, according to a report. ...

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Prosecutor: No sex harassment charges for gay Republican candidate

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Carl DeMaio
SAN DIEGO -- Prosecutors on Monday declined to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over allegations that he sexually harassed a former campaign aide and said they were not charging the former aide with breaking into DeMaio's office. ...

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Anti-gay Archbishop under investigation for sexual misconduct with other men

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Archbishop John Nienstedt
John Nienstedt, the Catholic archbishop who championed the failed effort to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota, is facing a church investigation over allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships with other men, including priests and seminary students. “I believe that the investigators ...

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Sex abuse lawsuit dropped against former TV executive

Thursday, June 5, 2014
David Neuman
HONOLULU -- A former aspiring actor and model withdrew his lawsuit alleging a former TV executive sexually abused him during trips to Hawaii in 1999. Attorneys for Michael Egan III filed papers Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Honolulu voluntarily ...

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N.M. auto dealership to pay $2 million to settle same-sex harassment law suit

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Pitre Buick in Albuquerque, N.M.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- An Albuquerque automobile dealership is agreeing to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that dozens of male employees were subjected to same-sex sexual harassment and retaliation. ...

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Fired gay employee sues Library of Congress

Saturday, August 4, 2012
Peter TerVeer
A gay man has charged in a lawsuit filed on Friday that he was fired in April from his job at the Library of Congress after being harassed and humiliated for more than a year by a supervisor who repeatedly ...

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Former deputy sues California agency; says he was fired because he is gay

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Ricardo Olguin
MERCED, Calif -- Ricardo Olguin is suing the Merced, Calif., County Sheriff’s Department for sexual harassment, claiming he was fired in 2011 because he is gay. ...

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Gay firefighter suing for harassment after being outed by fire chief

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Steven Saunders
A gay firefighter in White Plains, N.Y. is suing the city and the fire department, alleging he has been harassed, discriminated against and forced to endure a hostile work environment because of his sexual orientation. ...

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Gay man alleges sexual harassment, discrimination by Rev. Jesse Jackson

Saturday, April 16, 2011
Bennett (left) and Jackson
A former employee of the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition has filed a wrongful termination and discrimination complaint against the civil rights leader, alleging he was harassed and eventually fired because he was gay. ...

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Appeals court sides with firefighters over ‘sexual harassment’ at gay pride event

Sunday, October 17, 2010
Four San Diego firefighters who lodged a complaint against the city for being forced to participate in a gay pride parade in 2007, won a court victory this week when an appeals court upheld that their participation in the event ...

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